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Gamboa Rainforest Resort

Goethals Blvd. | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Playa Coronado, Panama
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a friend visiting from California and decided to spend a night at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. We had purchased a Groupon including dinner and breakfast buffet and local liquors. Our rooms were clean and had a beautiful view of the Chagres River. We were able to check in a little early, and the front desk staff was very... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was a little hesitant booking at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort because some of the reviews were less than exemplary. I booked anyway, and now I think I understand why the reviews are so varied. First, the location. It is around 45 minutes from Panama City, around 60 minutes from Tocumen Airport. It abuts the Panama Canal and is surrounded... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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49 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel offers a beautiful setting and is full of lush tropical plants and trees. While walking around the pool area, we saw several interesting creatures and viewed some hard at work, destroying plants. Quite interesting. The room was pleasant with a view of the rainforest. There is quite a lot of walking involved getting to rooms from the main... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort alone the night before a (very early start) tour, and enjoyed it immensely despite my solitude. I chose an all inclusive package with meals and tours (the former including open access to the bar and its Panamanian national beverages). My room was ample and had tile floors, something I prefer (it rained the... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thank you for contact us Its a pleasure to know you enjoyed the stay in the resort. We hope you come back soon. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a weekend there between meetings and travel in Latin America. The hotel is in an amazing area - in the forest and on the Panama Canal. The hotel itself, however, leaves a lot to be desired...the rooms are a little "tired"; the wifi did no reach my room (which was by no means at the end of the... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and recommendations about the food and facilities. We hope give us other opportunity and return for you see our improvements. Regards More 

Memphis
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a difficult review to write and there's so much to say. First of all, the staff is fantastic. Irina, at the tour desk, made excellent arrangements for us, Angel was available for anything we needed help with and Josefa was an excellent waitress and a most pleasant personality at the Chagres River View Restaurant. I had read a... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and thank you for all recommendations . It our pleasure to know that you enjoyed your time at Gamboa Rainforest Resort. We hope to see you again ! More 

NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time visiting Panama. Without question, staying at this hotel was the best decision of my entire trip. I can't begin to tell you how much I absolutely love the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. It exceeded all of my expectations. When researching hotels to stay in Panama, there were a lot of choices. We had to figure out... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderfull review .Nothing makes us happier than knowing our guests are enjoyed and had a blast and that we have met your expectations. We hope to welcome you back soon for another Gamboa Rainforest Resort experience. More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is unique, the hotel's architecture, the wonderful landscape, tranquility and contact with nature. Very friendly and helpful staff and the amenities of the pool area, bar, restaurants are appropriate and welcome. The spacious and comfortable rooms with an excellent view. It is a place that should be visited, if you go to Panama.

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thank you for your wonderfull review. Nothing makes us happier than knowing our guests are enjoyed and had a blast and that we have met your expectations. We hope to welcome you back soon for another Gamboa Rainforest Resort experience. More 

Hackensack, New Jersey
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful two night stay at this resort as part of our Caravan tour of Panama. The rooms were very comfortable with a great balcony and a hammock to relax on with a fantastic view of Gatun Lake and the rainforest. We loved sitting outside early in the morning listening to the birds of the rainforest waking up... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear thank you for your wonderful review, it's a pleasure read that you had a great experience in the resort. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We opted to stay here on the way back from a family trip do Galapagos. We had a very nice loft type room (kids aged 7 and 9 loved staying on the top floor). Lovely view from the balcony, with an amazing dawn chorus of birds between 06:00-07:00am. We had issues with the room on the night we arrived (no... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments . It our pleasure to know that you enjoyed your time at this Gamboa Rainforest Resort and all your mention about the food , the views were great,the helpful staff . We appreciate your recommendations for new guests to this resort. We hope to see you back and have the opportunity to serve you once... More 

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